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All about food, the food business, and the people who work in the industry.
9: I Used to Dance Around Those Trees, with Nafy Flatley of Teranga Juice
Apr 13 • 47 min
Links and Show Notes The baobab tree looms large in the life of Nafy Flatley. Its fruit juice nourished her when she was young, and powers her Teranga Juice business today. We discuss the origins of Nafy’s business and learn a lot about the “tree of…
8: The Ice Cream Atmosphere, with Lori Phillips of Rocko’s Ice Cream Tacos
Mar 23 • 61 min
Links and Show Notes From an immunology Ph.D to ice cream entrepreneur, learn how a book, and a funny name, and a memory of an ice cream taco all came together to form Lori’s delicious desert business. We discuss reasons to remaining artisanal, the…
7: My Kitchen as a Lab, with Guilianna Glassman of Alma Superfoods
Mar 9 • 29 min
Links and Show Notes Why does Guilianna of Alma Superfoods say “my kitchen is my lab”? And how did a dislike of peanut butter turn into a nut butter business? Guilianna grew up in the Peruvian Andes where she helped her mom run a popular catering…
6: The Business of Food Awards
Feb 23 • 18 min
Links and Show Notes The Good Food Awards Mercantile is the place to taste the future of food, from small, sustainable producers. We discuss the Good Food Foundation that puts it on, and chat with two Good Food Guild members, direct from the show floor.…
5: Most of Them Will Give Up, with Lu Den of Lulu Yum
Feb 9 • 30 min
Lulu runs a cake business, but is her ultimate goal to build a lifestyle brand? A self-taught baker and accidental entrepreneur, Lulu got her start making cakes for friends, who convinced her they were good enough to sell. We learn the value of…
4: The Appreciation They Deserve, with Mark Priestley of Yummy Artisan Foods
Jan 26 • 31 min
Mark has the best job: he tastes award-winning, artisan-crafted olive oils, chocolates and honey, and shares his finds with the world. He leads us through a chocolate tasting, and chats about why he started his business. Links and Show Notes Yummy Artisan…
3: These Shows Stress Me Out
Jan 12 • 37 min
We pick our favorite shows, movies and documentaries about food and cooking, from old school classics to new school faves. And a few things we definitely do not like.… Julia Child (PBS) The French Chef With Julia Child, Amazon Prime Video Martha Stewart…
2: Not to Yuck My Mom’s Yum, with Melanie Rogers of Slow Brine
Dec 29, 2018 • 29 min
Melanie has a pickle problem, and there’s only one way to solve it: More pickles! Can she pickle anything? We explore the difficulty of starting a food business when you have no experience, and getting hung up on the details that don’t matter (or do…
1: A Crust and Fudgy Center, with Amanda Garcia of NeoCocoa
Dec 15, 2018 • 28 min
Amanda Garcia joins us to explore the value of attending school to get experience—and confidence—vs. getting into the industry early. Amanda—who fell in love with chocolate while attending pastry school—shares her thoughts on learning the fundamentals,…
0: 0: We’re a Little Food Crazy (Pilot)
Dec 15, 2018 • 25 min
We're Christine and Tammy: friends, food enthusiasts and entrepreneurs. Between us, we own three food businesses, and have lots to say about food, the food business, and the people who work in our industry. In this pilot episode, we share our backstory…